July 25, 1862
Brig. Gen. Frank Armstrong’s cavalry attacks a Union camp, killing one, wounding three and capturing 134. A trooper of the 1st Ohio Cav. attests that the rebel yell “would have raised the hair on a Comanche Indian.”
Editor’s Note: Courtland is a town in Lawrence County.
The Oakville Indian Mounds, near Moulton in central Lawrence County, may belong to the Copena Mortuary Complex, a cultural subgroup of the Woodland period marked by settlements with elaborate burial mounds containing artifacts that indicated the status of those interred.
Mount Hope Alabama appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census as an unincorporated community of 94 residents. This was the only time it appeared on census rolls. Present day Mount Hope is an unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Alabama, United States. Its ZIP code is 35651